gun violence

Jennifer Griffin and others speak at a Chamber of Commerce forum.
Jennifer Griffin highlights need for collaborative approach in addressing public safety issues
Type: News Story
Temple University sponsors forum hosted by Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
December 7, 2022
A graphic image of a gun with headliens about gun violence surrounding it.
Understanding American Gun Violence Part 1: The evolution of America’s relationship with firearms
Type: News Story
Experts on gun violence from Temple University share context about America’s gun violence crisis and propose solutions to make the country a safer place.
December 7, 2022
Graphic of a firearm surrounded by news headlines.
Understanding American Gun Violence Part 2: How to solve the American gun epidemic
Type: News Story
Experts studying gun violence at Temple University explain how to eradicate the gun violence epidemic.
December 7, 2022
President Wingard and members of the Temple Police Department and Temple Family Council pictured.
President Wingard discusses campus safety with Temple Family Council and Temple University Police Department
Type: News Story
President Wingard met with Temple Family Council and Temple University Police Department.
October 19, 2022
A smiling man in a black shirt with three happy children wearing helmets, sitting on bicycles during a Temple Urban Bike Team practice.
Temple University’s Urban Bike Team receives a $100,000 donation
Type: News Story
A $100,000 donation to Temple University’s Urban Bike Team will help boost bike safety for youth.
October 12, 2022
Image of Former Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
Charles Ramsey highlights importance of engaging community stakeholders during campus safety audit
Type: News Story
The audit is part of Temple University’s new safety enhancements.
July 11, 2022
President Wingard talking with Senator Casey on Polett Walk
Senator Casey and President Wingard address teens about gun violence
Type: News Story
The visit included a roundtable discussion with middle and high school students.
July 1, 2022
Under the bell tower pictured.
Homicides near universities are a crisis that needs immediate action and long-term solutions
Type: News Story
Temple University President Dr. Jason Wingard discusses how Temple is taking both immediate actions and also seeking long-term solutions when it comes to combating gun violence.
April 20, 2022
President Wingard speaks with Former Commissioner Ramsey
President Wingard meets with former Philly police commissioner
Type: News Story
President Wingard meets with former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.
April 15, 2022
Graphic illustrates how gun violence increased in Philadelphia during the pandemic.
Connecting the dots between gun violence and drug markets
Type: News Story
A new study offers insights into what drives gun violence around Philadelphia.
February 25, 2022
A man in a black jacket and gray hat listening as three men speak to him.
Discussing safety solutions
Type: News Story
President Jason Wingard led a discussion with students, parents, landlords and Temple Police to identify ways to enhance safety.
December 16, 2021
Scott Charles wearing a black suit
Temple’s Scott Charles on gun violence prevention
Type: News Story
Temple Health’s trauma outreach manager joined local business leaders seeking solutions to gun violence.
October 20, 2021
Jessica Beard wearing her white coat inside her medical clinic
Temple trauma surgeon earns fellowship aimed at curbing gun violence
Type: News Story
As a Stoneleigh Foundation Fellow, Jessica Beard aims to transform the media narrative on gun violence in Philadelphia.
September 8, 2021
Image of a man in a Temple Police officer jacket outside in North Philadelphia.
How a Temple Police officer gives back to North Philadelphia’s youth
Type: News Story
Through weekly classes, Officer Leroy Wimberly bridges the gap between police officers and youth in the community.
July 1, 2021
Temple’s Amy Goldberg receives prestigious Philadelphia Award
Type: News Story
Trauma surgeon and gun violence prevention advocate honored with award for extraordinary community service.
November 11, 2020